QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQW Melbourne Technical Issue.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQW operated QF1506 Hobart – Melbourne this afternoon, however its next scheduled flight as QF1536 Melbourne – Canberra was cancelled due to a technical issue. The aircraft was able to position Melbourne – Brisbane during the evening as QF6202.

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXD Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-23S VH-NXD positioned Perth – Newman as QF6200 this afternoon in order to operate QF1819 Newman – Perth. There was no QF1818 Perth – Newman scheduled today however the earlier QF1088/QF1089 Perth – Newman rotation was cancelled.

QANTAS B738-800 VH-XZJ Solomon Rescue Mission.

Following the earlier Boeing 737-800 technical issue at Solomon, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZJ positioned Perth – Solomon as QF6114 this morning in order to operate the delayed QF1389 Solomon – Perth Fifo sector.

QANTAS Increase Melbourne – Singapore Capacity.

QANTAS today announced that it will upgauge the QF35/QF36 Melbourne – Singapore service from A330-200/300 to A380 operation from March 25th 2018. Additionally the 3 x weekly QF37/QF38 A330-200/300 rotation will be increased to a daily service.

QANTAS Sydney – London Heathrow Service to Return to Singapore Stopover.

QANTAS today announced that the QF1/QF2 Sydney – London Heathrow service will amend its stopover from Dubai to Singapore from 25th March 2018. The Sydney – Singapore sectors will replace the current QF5/QF6 Sydney – Singapore A380 service. QANTAS will retain codeshares on Emirates services between Australian ports and Dubai and beyond Dubai across the Emirates network to Europe but there will no longer be any QANTAS operated services to Dubai.

31/08/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF142 Auckland – Sydney
QF145 Sydney – Auckland
QF1088 Perth – Newman
QF1089 Newman – Perth
QF1536 Melbourne – Canberra
QF1554 Canberra – Brisbane (more…)

30/08/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF407 Sydney – Melbourne
QF465 Sydney – Melbourne
QF492 Melbourne – Sydney.

29/08/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF484 Melbourne – Sydney
QF1486 Canberra – Sydney
QF1510 Canberra – Sydney
QF1513 Sydney – Canberra
QF1906 Perth – Karratha
QF1907 Karratha – Perth (more…)

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-NXJ Enters Canberra Maintenance.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ entered the Canberra maintenance facility this evening after arriving as QF1553 from Brisbane. We understand this was intended to be a short routine stop but that the aircraft sustained damage and will be out of service for longer than anticipated.

28/08/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF403 Sydney – Melbourne
QF410 Melbourne – Sydney
QF1419 Sydney – Canberra
QF1478 Canberra – Sydney
QF2046 Sydney – Dubbo
QF2047 Dubbo – Sydney (more…)

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQT Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQT, which has been out of service at Canberra since 23rd August, positioned Canberra – Sydney as QF6200 this morning then returned to service operating QF1572 Sydney – Hamilton Island.

QANTAS Announce A380 Reconfiguration.

QANTAS today announced an upgrade programme for the A380 fleet which will see the aircraft reconfigured from the current 14F/64J/35W/371Y to 14F/70J/60W/341Y. First Class will be refurbished and will remain at the front of the lower deck. Business Class will switch from the current Skybed Mk2 to the Business Class Suites featured on the A330 and B787 fleets. Premium Economy will be upgraded to the product to be introduced on the B787 and Economy will be updated with new seat cushions and upgraded IFE. The expanded Premium Economy cabin will see removal of the Upper Deck Economy Class sections, and the front of the Upper Deck will see a larger lounge area for First/Business Class passengers. The programme will commence in the second quarter of 2019.

QANTAS Announce Upgrade for Final Two A330-200s.

QANTAS today announced that it will reconfigure the two remaining 36J/199Y configuration A330-200s, VH-EBG and VH-EBL, into the 28J/243Y configuration with Business Class Suites.

QANTAS Full Year Financial Results.

QANTAS today reported its full year figures for the period to 30th June 2017.  QANTAS reported a Statutory Profit of A$.1.181 billion down from A$1.42 billion last year. QANTAS Domestic showed a profit of A$645 million, up from A$578 million last year. QANTAS International showed a profit of A$327 million, down from A$512 million last year. Jetstar recorded a profit of A$417 million, down from A$452 million last year.  QANTAS Frequent Flyer reported A$369 million profit, up from a A$346 million profit last year. QANTAS Freight reported an A$47 million profit, down from A$64 million last year.

25/08/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF438 Melbourne – Sydney
QF449 Sydney – Melbourne
QF460 Melbourne – Sydney
QF495 Sydney – Melbourne
QF1511 Sydney – Canberra
QF1514 Canberra – Sydney (more…)

JetConnect B737-800 ZK-ZQA Positioning Flights.

JetConnect Boeing 737-838 ZK-ZQA positioned Christchurch – Wellington as NZ6171 late this afternoon after arriving as QF135 from Brisbane. The aircraft then operated QF172 Wellington – Melbourne before positioning Melbourne – Christchurch as QF6172.

24/08/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF171 Melbourne – Wellington
QF449 Sydney – Melbourne
QF461 Sydney – Melbourne
QF478 Melbourne – Sydney
QF541 Brisbane – Sydney
QF546 Sydney – Brisbane (more…)

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA Dubai Flight Number Switch.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQA arrived into Dubai early this morning as QF9 from Melbourne (depart Melbourne 22nd August), however due to the delay to the previous day’s QF9 service, the onward sector to London Heathrow operated using callsign QF9D.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Continues from Dubai.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS A380 VH-OQG departed Dubai in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF9 Dubai – London Heathrow sector. The aircraft immediately turned around to operate yesterday’s delayed QF2 London Heathrow – Dubai – Sydney.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Operates Delayed QF93.

Following the technical issue it encountered yesterday, QANTAS A380 VH-OQF departed Melbourne in the early hours of this morning operating yesterday’s delayed QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles as QF93D.

23/08/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF117 Sydney – Hong Kong
QF118 Hong Kong – Sydney
QF432 Melbourne – Sydney
QF461 Sydney – Melbourne
QF484 Melbourne – Sydney
QF1949 Cairns – Alice Springs (more…)

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Melbourne Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380-800 VH-OQF arrived into Melbourne this morning as QF94 from Los Angeles (depart Los Angeles 20th August), however the return QF93 Melbourne – Los Angeles has been delayed until the early hours of tomorrow morning due to a technical issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG QF9 Dubai Technical Issue.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG arrived into Dubai this morning as QF9 from Melbourne (depart Melbourne 21st August), however the onward service to London Heathrow was initially delayed and then returned to the stand due to a technical issue.  The flight has been delayed until the early hours of this morning.

22/08/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF411 Sydney – Melbourne
QF422 Melbourne – Sydney
QF464 Melbourne – Sydney
QF1515 Sydney – Canberra
QF1516 Canberra – Sydney
QF1528 Melbourne – Canberra (more…)

QANTASLink B717-200 VH-YQU Positioning Flight.

QANTASLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-YQU, which has been out of service at Canberra since 19th August, positioned Canberra – Adelaide as QF6206 late this morning in order to operate QF1558 Adelaide – Sydney.

21/08/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF410 Melbourne – Sydney
QF421 Sydney – Melbourne
QF1484 Canberra – Sydney
QF1485 Sydney – Canberra
QF2306 Townsville – Cairns
QF2315 Cairns – Townsville.

18/08/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF404 Melbourne – Sydney
QF409 Sydney – Melbourne
QF416 Melbourne – Sydney
QF420 Melbourne – Sydney
QF428 Melbourne – Sydney
QF430 Melbourne – Sydney (more…)

17/07/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1428 Canberra – Sydney
QF1485 Sydney – Canberra
QF1513 Sydney – Canberra
QF1516 Canberra – Sydney
QF1618 Perth – Geraldton
QF1619 Geraldton – Perth (more…)

16/08/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF406 Melbourne – Sydney
QF414 Melbourne – Sydney
QF423 Sydney – Melbourne
QF442 Melbourne – Sydney
QF453 Sydney – Melbourne
QF461 Sydney – Melbourne (more…)

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZM Melbourne Test Flight.

Following its suspected technical issue yesterday, QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZM operated a Melbourne – Melbourne test flight this morning as QF6112 then returned to service operating QF616 Melbourne  – Brisbane.

15/08/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF406 Melbourne – Sydney
QF407 Sydney – Melbourne
QF417 Sydney – Melbourne
QF426 Melbourne – Sydney
QF1473 Sydney – Canberra
QF1474 Canberra – Sydney (more…)

QANTAS B737-800 VH-XZM Returns from Sydney Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-XZM, which has been under maintenance at Sydney since 5th August, returned to service this morning operating QF401 Sydney – Melbourne. However the aircraft then appears to have encountered a technical issue as it did not operate in service throughout the rest of the day. The aircraft has been fitted with Wifi.

14/08/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF402 Melbourne – Sydney
QF403 Sydney – Melbourne
QF413 Sydney – Melbourne
QF418 Melbourne – Sydney
QF431 Sydney – Melbourne
QF435 Sydney – Melbourne (more…)

11/08/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF437 Sydney – Melbourne
QF457 Sydney – Melbourne
QF466 Melbourne – Sydney
QF470 Melbourne – Sydney
QF1568 Sydney – Coolangatta
QF1569 Coolangatta – Sydney (more…)

10/08/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF51 Brisbane – Singapore
QF403 Sydney – Melbourne
QF418 Melbourne – Sydney
QF2008 Sydney – Tamworth.

09/08/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF52 Singapore – Brisbane
QF456 Melbourne – Sydney
QF461 Sydney – Melbourne
QF1511 Sydney – Canberra
QF1514 Canberra – Sydney
QF2260 Sydney – Lord Howe Island
QF2261 Lord Howe Island – Sydney.

QANTAS B747-400ER VH-OEE Positioning Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 747-438ER VH-OEE positioned Brisbane – Sydney as QF6012 this morning after arriving as QF16 from Los Angeles. The aircraft then operated QF27 Sydney – Santiago de Chile.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYE Singapore Test Flight and Return from Maintenance.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYE, which has been under maintenance at Singapore since 26th July, undertook a Singapore – Singapore test flight this morning as QF6002. The aircraft then returned to service operating QF78 Singapore – Perth. The aircraft has been repainted from QANTAS 1984 into QANTAS 2016 Silver ‘Roo livery and thus skipped the 2007 New ‘Roo scheme.

08/08/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF447 Sydney – Melbourne
QF451 Sydney – Melbourne
QF460 Melbourne – Sydney
QF478 Melbourne – Sydney
QF1515 Sydney – Canberra
QF1517 Sydney – Canberra (more…)

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VYD Melbourne Test Flight.

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VYD undertook a Melbourne – Melbourne test flight early this afternoon as QF6131. The aircraft then returned to service operating QF450 Melbourne – Sydney.

06/08/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF1065 Kalgoorlie – Perth
QF1514 Canberra – Sydney
QF1519 Sydney – Canberra
QF1770 Brisbane – Mackay.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD Returns to Service.

Following its technical return to Sydney yesterday, QANTAS A380 VH-OQD returned to service this afternoon operating today’s scheduled QF7 Sydney – Dallas-Fort Worth.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD QF7 Sydney Technical Return.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQD operating QF7 Sydney – Dallas Fort Worth was in the climb at 5,000 ft this afternoon when it turned to the south due to a technical issue with the flaps and entered a hold at 8,000 ft to dump fuel before returning to Sydney for a safe landing.

04/08/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF149 Sydney – Auckland
QF153 Melbourne – Auckland
QF407 Sydney – Melbourne
QF438 Melbourne – Sydney
QF469 Sydney – Melbourne
QF495 Sydney – Melbourne (more…)

03/08/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF142 Auckland – Sydney
QF145 Sydney – Auckland
QF156 Auckland – Melbourne
QF403 Sydney – Melbourne
QF404 Melbourne – Sydney
QF410 Melbourne – Sydney (more…)

02/08/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF403 Sydney – Melbourne
QF406 Melbourne – Sydney
QF407 Sydney – Melbourne
QF410 Melbourne – Sydney
QF415 Sydney – Melbourne
QF436 Melbourne – Sydney (more…)

01/08/17 QANTAS Flight Cancellations.

The following QANTAS flights did not operate today:

QF401 Sydney – Melbourne
QF407 Sydney – Melbourne
QF416 Melbourne – Sydney
QF609 Brisbane – Melbourne
QF1422 Canberra – Sydney
QF1461 Sydney – Canberra (more…)

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